Energy NEWS June-2 2022

Edition June-2 2022 with 110 pages and 115 energy news articles

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Table of content, edition June-2 2022


17.06. – Increase of NTC values on Montenegro – Kosovo border direction between 20 and 26 June
17.06. – Compromise on EU carbon market reform
18.06. – TurkStream to undergo maintenance between 21 and 28 June
20.06. – Curtailment on IT-ME border between 22 June and 5 July
21.06. – Households accounted for 27 % of energy consumption
21.06. – Europe considers temporary return to coal
22.06. – Coal-fired TPPs are still the largest polluters in the Balkans
27.06. – EU adopts regulation on gas storage
27.06. – EU agrees on higher targets for renewables and energy efficiency
28.06. – TurkStream gas pipeline resumed operation
29.06. – Commercial electricity exchange with Ukraine and Moldova starts on 30 June
30.06. – Slovenia-Hungary electricity interconnection put into operation
01.07. – Increase of NTC values on Albania-Kosovo border between 4 and 10 July
01.07. – NEMOs publish CACM Annual Report 2021 on intraday and day-ahead coupling

22.06. – Albania and Kosovo to cooperate on Vlora LNG terminal project
23.06. – ERE awards license for 50 MW solar project
01.07. – Voltalia launched the construction of Karavasta solar power plant

Bosnia and Herzegovina
17.06. – Gazprom’s gas deliveries to BiH rose by 55.5 %
17.06. – Petrol warns about fuel shortages in BiH this summer
22.06. – Russia to invest 1.5 billion euros in two gas-fired power plants
24.06. – HPP Visegrad produced 99.2 GWh of electricity in May
27.06. – Gross electricity generation reached 1,473 GWh in April
27.06. – 574 GWh of electricity produced in FBiH in May
01.07. – FBiH plans to participate in Alexandroupoli LNG terminal project

20.06. – Electricity generation increased by 17.8 % in 2022
20.06. – Bulgaria-Greece gas interconnection started trial operation
20.06. – Eurohold failed to obtain full ownership of former CEZ subsidiaries
20.06. – TPP Bobov Dol to start the construction of gas pipeline in August
23.06. – NPP Kozloduy’s unit 5 back online after brief downtime
23.06. – Mini Maritsa East to export 1.75 million tons of coal to Serbia
23.06. – Bulgaria agreed US LNG shipment for July
23.06. – Fitch Affirms Eurohold’s B rating with stable outlook
24.06. – Bulgaria had the largest CO2 emissions increase in 2021
27.06. – EU grant for Chiren gas storage expansion project
29.06. – Electricity generation reached 4,119 GWh in April
29.06. – Parliament abolished excise duty on electricity, LNG and natural gas until June 2025
01.07. – New electricity prices valid as of 1 July
01.07. – Bulgaria to get full contracted volumes of Azeri gas

20.06. – HROTE launched tender for awarding market premiums
20.06. – Fuel prices outside motorways capped for two weeks
22.06. – British Cindrigo acquired local company Dravacel Energetika
24.06. – 1,022 GWh of electricity produced in April
24.06. – Koncar won a contract for HPP overhaul in Iraq
28.06. – Moody’s reviews HEP’s rating for upgrade

17.06. – Number of consumers switching supplier doubled in May
21.06. – 235,000 applications for electricity bills subsidy in the first week
22.06. – Parkwind to partner with Intrakat on Greek offshore wind projects
22.06. – Greece announces further fuel, energy subsidies
24.06. – PPC Renewables and Cantreva are preparing 1.3 GW in joint solar projects
27.06. – PPC to push for geothermal units on islands
28.06. – Greek total electricity consumption increased in May
30.06. – Siemens Gamesa to supply wind turbines for 36 MW project
30.06. – Next RES auction in early September
01.07. – Government to increase subsidy support to 450 million euros per month

17.06. – Hungary and Ukraine discussed electricity trade
17.06. – Hungary extended fuel price caps until October
30.06. – MVM to build 28.8 solar power plant in Debrecen
01.07. – MEKH concluded another RES tender
01.07. – OAH granted another approval for NPP Paks expansion project

17.06. – Households and small businesses can sell electricity they produce from 1 July
17.06. – Electricity production from renewable sources increased by 14.7 % in 2021
21.06. – BEG’s production license revoked
24.06. – 430 GWh of electricity produced in April
24.06. – ESM offered to supply electricity to EVN Home at higher price
27.06. – Parliament approved guarantees for EBRD loans
27.06. – Electricity price to rise by 130 % for largest consumers
01.07. – Electricity price increased by 7.4 %

20.06. – EPCG made its first transaction of SEEPEX
28.06. – Jugopetrol to distribute higher dividend for 2021

17.06. – BIG Group acquired another wind project in Romania
17.06. – Fitch affirms Transgaz’ BBB- rating with stable outlook
21.06. – Photon Energy to build 32 MW in solar projects by the end of 2022
23.06. – BCR lists second green bond at Bucharest Stock Exchange
23.06. – OMV Petrom to start production of sustainable aviation fuel
23.06. – State, fuel companies to subsidy retail fuel prices
23.06. – Italian Beltrame to build 120 MW solar power plant in Romania
24.06. – Azomures suspends operation again due to high gas prices
24.06. – OMV Petrom’s Board approved share capital hike and special dividend distribution
24.06. – TeraPlast applied for PNRR financing for RES project
27.06. – Raiffeisen Bank floats its third green bond issue
28.06. – US to grant 14 million dollars for SMR development in Romania
28.06. – 3.5 GW in RES projects applied for financing under PNRR
28.06. – Axpo to develop 250 GW in wind capacity in Romania
29.06. – Unit 1 of NPP Cernavoda back online after maintenance
29.06. – BSOG produces 3 million cubic meters of gas per day at Midia perimeter
29.06. – BCR joined Raiffeisen in providing 350 million euros loan to Romgaz
30.06. – Government extends TPP Iernut financing until the end of 2023
01.07. – Romgaz expects to complete Neptun Deep deal by the end of July
01.07. – Romanian gas storages 42 % full
01.07. – Aluminium oxide producer Alum Tulcea to halt operation due to high energy prices
01.07. – Hidroelectrica to modernize the Gogosu dam

17.06. – Broader consensus on energy transition needed
22.06. – Serbia and Kosovo agreed on roadmap for the implementation of Energy Agreements
22.06. – Eko Step Pellet commissioned 1 MW rooftop solar power plant
24.06. – NIS looking for contractor for Pancevo oil refinery overhaul
27.06. – New biomass heating plant to be built in Majdanpek
30.06. – SEEPEX became the officially designated NEMO in Serbia
01.07. – EPS recorded 250 million euros loss in Q1 2022
01.07. – Government limits gas prices, bans diesel export

20.06. – Slovenia faced minor fuel shortages
21.06. – Petrol downgrades its H1 2022 targets
24.06. – EU launched in-depth probe of MOL’s acquisition of OMV Slovenia
24.06. – Natural gas prices increased in Q1 2022
27.06. – Electricity generation dropped by 15 % in May

17.06. – Turkey cuts 100 million tons of greenhouse gases per year
20.06. – Solar installed capacity to exceed 30 GW by 2030
21.06. – Turkey awarded 850 MW capacity at the latest wind tender
24.06. – GE to build one of Turkey’s first hybrid wind/solar projects
24.06. – Turkey’s FSRU transferred 2.1 billion cubic meters of gas in the first year of operation
28.06. – Natural gas imports dropped by 13.9 % in April
29.06. – Crude oil imports rose by 15.5 % in April
30.06. – LPG imports rose by 17 % in April
30.06. – Electricity generation dropped by 1.3 % in April
29.06. – Average price of 0.031 dollars/kWh at the latest solar tender
01.07. – Energy imports rose by 124 % in May


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